Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
AM21-022, March 14, 1968
This collection is a compilation of various materials relating to the Civil Rights Movement in the South.
Sam Bowers Papers
Vernon F. Dahmer Collection
Charles Davis Papers
Materials documenting activities of African-American political activist in Hattiesburg,
James K. Dukes Papers
Items used by former Forrest County Prosecutor James K. Dukes for a USM University Forum presentation on August 29, 2000.
J.C. Fairley Civil Rights Collection
NAACP correspondence and materials documenting the contributions of this Hattiesburg Civil Rights leader.
Jill Wakeman Goodman Civil Rights Collection
Materials relating to her activities with the Delta Ministry in Mississippi.
Ira Grupper and Bob Beech Civil Rights Collection
The Ira Grupper and Bob Beech Civil Rights Collection contains a Klan recruitment poster as well as information on Grupper’s involvement in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. This collection is of particular interest to researchers studying the Civil Rights Movement, the Ku Klux Klan, Vernon Dahmer, and Mississippi history.
Robert B. Helfrich Papers
Ku Klux Klan Recruitment Poster, Uncle Sam “I Want You in the White Knights of Mississippi Ku Klux Klan,” Nailed to Tree on Dahmer Property, (five copies, including original), 1965
This collection contains the Klan recruitment poster nailed to a tree on the Vernon Dahmer property in 1965, as well as photocopies of two envelopes addressed to Grupper that are examples of the mail-tampering of the sixties. Also in the collection is an article by Ira Grupper from March 2002 called “The Fairgrounds Motel,” which details his and other activists’ imprisonment in Mississippi in June 1965.
- Collection 8
- Archival Object 2
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.). 6
- Ku Klux Klan (1915- ). 6
- Civil rights. 5
- Race relations. 5
- Civil rights workers -- Mississippi. 4
- Letter. 4
- Photographs. 4
- Records (Documents). 4
- Hattiesburg (Miss.). 3
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. 3
- Posters. 3
- Programs (Publications). 3
- African Americans. 2
- Essay. 2
- Financial documents. 2
- Fliers (Ephemera). 2
- Legal case and case notes. 2
- Manuscript. 2
- Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. 2
- Speech. 2 + ∧ less